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Question: Regarding the recent updates from CMS, do we need to document “opioid review” in the wellness visit note if the patient has not recently been on opioids? We have a general &ldquo... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
You may be surprised to learn that the place of service (POS) with the most-claimed code under Medicare would be 12 (home) rather than 11 (office) or 21 (inpatient hospital). But that’s where th... More
Question: Regarding the recent updates from CMS, do we need to document “opioid review” in the wellness visit note if the patient has not recently been on opioids? We have a general &ldquo... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
You may be surprised to learn that the place of service (POS) with the most-claimed code under Medicare would be 12 (home) rather than 11 (office) or 21 (inpatient hospital). But that’s where th... More
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This sample template for immediate post-op notes is courtesy of Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Pikeville leadership requires physicians to complete this form before the patient goes to the next level of care unless accompanied by the practitioner who did the procedure. Full post-operative reports should be completed according to hospital policy.
Click the "Download file" link to access an annual wellness visit (AWV) form updated for 2016 with new screenings.

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